Take 5 with singer/songwriter Sandra McCracken

Singer/songwriter Sandra McCracken has always loved hymns, which is apparent to anyone who spends time listening to her body of work.  Combining ancient words with modern sound, McCracken is careful to keep the integrity of hymns intact.  McCracken’s ethereal vocals are solid and beautiful. McCracken’s latest release, In Feast or Fallow, offers all of theContinue reading “Take 5 with singer/songwriter Sandra McCracken”

Concert Review :: Derek Webb

By Amy Sondova While my list of favorite bands and artists grows ever longer, there is one man who has remained at the top since his solo album debut in 2003—that man is Derek Webb. She Must and Shall Go Free rocked my sensibilities about what should and should not be said in songs byContinue reading “Concert Review :: Derek Webb”

Brandon Heath :: Social Activist

By Amy Sondova Fresh from Ireland and getting ready to play at a convention in Orlando, Brandon Heath caught up with me on his way to a sound check. “I actually called you 10 minutes late on my schedule,” he sheepishly admits. Such is the busy life of a musician on the precipice of releasingContinue reading “Brandon Heath :: Social Activist”

NYWC: I met Derek Webb!

I had two dreams. Well, to be honest, I probably have more than that. But in recent weeks I’ve talked about two dreams I’ve had–to interview a Capitol Records band and to interview my favorite musician. I blogged a couple of weeks ago about my interview with Relient K, who just so happen to beContinue reading “NYWC: I met Derek Webb!”